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Bell Ringer: The Origins of the Black Lives Matter Movement

The Origins of the Black Lives Matter Movement

Activist and author Patrisse Khan-Cullors talked about the origins and ideas behind the Black Lives Matter movement. She also addressed the phrase "All Lives Matter."

Description

Activist and author Patrisse Khan-Cullors talked about the origins and ideas behind the Black Lives Matter movement. She also addressed what the phrase "All Lives Matter" means to her.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Explain the origins of the Black Lives Matter movement.
  • What are the ideas behind the Black Lives Matter movement?
  • Describe Ms. Khan-Cullors's reaction to the phrase "All Lives Matter."

Additional Resource

  • Lesson Plan: Key Events of the Civil Rights Movement

    In this lesson, students will explore the key events of the Civil Rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s, including the methods used and groups who participated in them, and then analyze the impact and legacy of those events.

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Activism
    • All Lives Matter
    • Black Lives Matter
    • Community Organizer
    • George Zimmerman
    • Hashtag
    • Trayvon Martin

    Topics

    Civil Rights & Civil Liberties

    Grades

    Middle SchoolHigh SchoolUniversity